by Juan Cole, published by Informed Comment (Ann Arbor) on May 15, 2021 “The Israelis face a form of the kidnapper’s dilemma. They have to keep the Palestinian children of Gaza tied up in a dark basement forever, since they cannot afford to face the consequences of releasing them and in this version of the … Continue reading Gaza and Israel’s Kidnapper’s Dilemma: Keeping a Million Children Brutalized in its Dark Basement
From the Louisville Committee for Peace in the Middle East (LCPME):Israel is bombing Palestinians (again) and evicting more Palestinians from their homes (again).Please bring signs and flags if you can.Nakba Day memorializes May 15, 1948 when the state of Israel was created on land taken from the Palestinian people. "Nakba" means " catastrophe" in Arabic. To … Continue reading Rally Against Israeli Occupation – May 15
For over 50 years, Israel has been occupying Palestinian land and has been illegally transferring its own population there in violation of international law. Israel's decision to begin annexing the West Bank signals to the world that Israel has no intention of allowing a two-state solution in which Palestinians would have basic rights in a … Continue reading Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR Louisville Chapter) statement on Israel’s annexation of Palestinian land in the West Bank
By Russell Vandenbroucke Boys playing in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem. Note proximity of “security” wall behind them and a guard tower, the source of sound bombs fired at the boys to make them scatter soon after this photo was taken. -- Photo by Russell Vandenbroucke “We laid out a very clear vision for how … Continue reading What do Americans know—and want to know—about Palestine?